Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University, or TSU, is located in Houston, United States. It was originally founded as the Texas State University for Negroes, on March 3, 1947 by the Texas Legislature. Before becoming a state university, Texas Southern University was owned by the Houston Independent School District (HISD) and had been known as the Houston College for Negroes. The main campus sits on 150 acres of land. The university comprises of the following academic divisions:

  • Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs
  • College of Continuing Education
  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • College of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School
  • Jesse H. Jones School of Business
  • Tavis Smiley School of Communication
  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law

TSU's official mascot is the Tiger, and the men's sports teams are known as the Tigers while the women's teams are called the Lady Tigers.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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